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Thursday, May 19th, 11:15am PDT
Hawaii Buoys Swell Wind Temp
NORTHWESTERN HAWAII ONE
 
--- --- 178° 8-10 kt 260° 76.5 °F
NORTHWESTERN HAWAII TWO
 
--- --- 171° 6-10 kt 230° 76.5 °F
NORTHERN HAWAII ONE
 
--- --- 110° 17-21 kt 150° 75.2 °F
WHOTS
 
--- --- --- 10 kt 210° 76.1 °F
Hanalei, Kauai, HI
 
5.2 ft 11 sec 311° --- --- 78.3 °F
Waimea Bay, HI
 
2.6 ft 12 sec 304° --- --- 77.9 °F
Kaneohe Bay, HI
 
2.6 ft 8 sec 79° --- --- 76.6 °F
Mokapu Point, HI
 
3.9 ft 7 sec --- --- --- 76.3 °F
Barbers Point, Kalaeloa, HI
 
4.6 ft 15 sec 199° --- --- 77.5 °F
Pearl Harbor Entrance, HI
 
4.3 ft 5 sec 167° --- --- 77.5 °F
Hilo, Hawaii, HI
 
4.9 ft 8 sec 100° --- --- 76.8 °F
WESTERN HAWAII
 
--- --- 203° 14-17 kt 160° 78.1 °F
SOUTHEAST HAWAII
 
--- --- 201° 17-21 kt 90° 77.0 °F
SOUTHWEST HAWAII
 
--- --- 174° 12-16 kt 120° 77.9 °F
Tanapag, Saipan, NMI
 
2.6 ft 6 sec 59° --- --- 84.0 °F
Ritidian Point, Guam
 
2.6 ft 9 sec --- --- --- 83.3 °F
Ipan, Guam
 
3.6 ft 11 sec 111° --- --- 84.4 °F
Ngaraard, Babeldaob, Palau
 
4.6 ft 6 sec 69° --- --- 84.0 °F
Aunuu, American Samoa
 
5.6 ft 10 sec 44° --- --- 84.0 °F
Buoy data courtesy of NOAA and CDIP
 

NORTHWESTERN HAWAII ONE (NOAA 51001)

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NORTHWESTERN HAWAII TWO (NOAA 51101)

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NORTHERN HAWAII ONE (NOAA 51000)

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Hanalei, Kauai (CDIP 202)

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WESTERN HAWAII (NOAA 51003)

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Buoy data courtesy of NOAA and CDIP
 
Hanalei buoy directional graphic courtesy of CDIP
 
 Kauai Wind Observations
Princeville--
Moloaa DairySSE(166°)4-15 kt6:45 am  Thu 5/19
LihueS(190°)9 kt7:00 am  Thu 5/19
Nawiliwili Nos--
PoipuSW(235°)3-6 kt7:00 am  Thu 5/19
Port Allen--
Makaha RidgeS(171°)8-23 kt7:11 am  Thu 5/19
ManaSSE(147°)4-8 kt7:34 am  Thu 5/19
Barking SandsSSE(150°)7 kt7:00 am  Thu 5/19
Puu LuaW(280°)3-12 kt7:35 am  Thu 5/19
Puu OpaeS(170°)5-16 kt7:34 am  Thu 5/19
Waimea HeightsENE(62°)2-3 kt7:35 am  Thu 5/19

Wind observations courtesy of the National Weather Service
 
Hanalei tide chart


Waimea Bay Kauai tide chart
Tide chart courtesy of The University of South Carolina
 
Big Island cloud cover
Satellite imagery courtesy of the National Weather Service
 
Tropical storms map courtesy of the University of Hawaii Institute for Astronomy
 
FZHW50 PHFO 191338 CWFHFO Coastal Waters Forecast National Weather Service Honolulu HI 338 AM HST Thu May 19 2022 Hawaiian coastal waters within 40 nautical miles including the Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary. 338 AM HST Thu May 19 2022 .Synopsis for Hawaiian coastal waters... A cold front approaching from the northwest will stall west of Kauai later today. Locally heavy showers and a few thunderstorms are possible over the Kauai and Oahu waters. Trade winds return from Friday onward as the high pressure ridge builds in north of the area.




Kauai Northwest Waters- 338 AM HST Thu May 19 2022

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE THIS AFTERNOON...

TODAY
South winds to 25 knots. Wind waves 9 feet. Mixed swell southwest 3 feet and northwest 4 feet. Slight chance of thunderstorms in the morning. Occasional showers through the day.

TONIGHT
South winds 15 knots. Wind waves 6 feet. Mixed swell southwest 3 feet and northwest 4 feet. Showers likely.

FRIDAY
Southwest winds 10 knots. Wind waves 4 feet. Mixed swell south 3 feet and northwest 3 to 4 feet. Scattered showers.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Winds variable less than 10 knots. Wind waves 3 feet. Swell north 3 feet. Scattered showers in the evening, then isolated showers after midnight.

SATURDAY
East winds 10 knots. Wind waves 3 feet. Swell north 3 feet. Isolated showers.

SATURDAY NIGHT
East winds 15 knots. Wind waves 3 feet. Isolated showers in the evening, then scattered showers after midnight.

SUNDAY
East winds 15 knots. Wind waves 4 to 5 feet. Scattered showers.

MONDAY
East winds 15 knots. Wind waves 5 feet. Scattered showers.




Kauai Windward Waters- 338 AM HST Thu May 19 2022

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE THIS AFTERNOON...

TODAY
South winds to 25 knots. Wind waves 8 feet. Swell northwest 4 feet. Slight chance of thunderstorms in the morning. Occasional showers through the day.

TONIGHT
South winds 15 knots. Wind waves 6 feet. Swell northwest 4 feet. Showers likely.

FRIDAY
South winds 10 knots. Wind waves 4 feet. Swell northwest 3 feet. Scattered showers.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Southeast winds 10 knots. Wind waves 3 feet. Swell northwest 3 feet. Scattered showers.

SATURDAY
East winds 10 knots. Wind waves 3 feet. Swell north 3 feet. Scattered showers.

SATURDAY NIGHT
East winds 15 knots. Wind waves 4 feet. Isolated showers in the evening, then scattered showers after midnight.

SUNDAY
East winds 15 knots. Wind waves 4 to 5 feet. Scattered showers.

MONDAY
East winds 15 knots. Wind waves 5 feet. Scattered showers.




Kauai Leeward Waters- 338 AM HST Thu May 19 2022

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE THIS AFTERNOON...

TODAY
South winds to 25 knots. Wind waves 7 feet. Mixed swell south 3 feet and northwest 4 feet. Slight chance of thunderstorms in the morning. Occasional showers through the day.

TONIGHT
South winds 15 knots. Wind waves 5 feet. Mixed swell south 3 feet and northwest 4 feet. Showers likely.

FRIDAY
Southwest winds 10 knots in the morning becoming variable less than 10 knots. Wind waves 4 feet. Mixed swell south 3 feet and northwest 3 to 4 feet. Scattered showers.

FRIDAY NIGHT
Winds variable less than 10 knots. Wind waves 3 feet in the evening then 2 feet or less. Swell northwest 3 feet. Scattered showers in the evening, then isolated showers after midnight.

SATURDAY
East winds 10 knots. Wind waves 2 feet or less. Swell northwest 3 feet. Isolated showers.

SATURDAY NIGHT
East winds 15 knots. Wind waves 2 feet or less then 3 feet after midnight. Isolated showers.

SUNDAY
East winds 20 knots. Wind waves 4 to 5 feet. Isolated showers.

MONDAY
East winds 15 knots. Wind waves 5 feet. Isolated showers.




Kauai Channel- 338 AM HST Thu May 19 2022

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE THIS AFTERNOON...

TODAY
South winds 20 knots. Wind waves 6 feet. Swell northwest 4 feet. Occasional showers and slight chance of thunderstorms in the morning, then showers likely in the afternoon.

TONIGHT
South winds 15 knots. Wind waves 6 feet. Swell northwest 3 feet. Showers likely.

FRIDAY
South winds 10 knots. Wind waves 4 feet. Swell northwest 3 feet. Scattered showers.

FRIDAY NIGHT
South winds 10 knots in the evening becoming variable less than 10 knots. Wind waves 3 feet. Swell northwest 3 feet. Scattered showers.

SATURDAY
East winds 10 knots. Wind waves 3 feet. Swell northwest 3 feet. Scattered showers.

SATURDAY NIGHT
East winds 15 knots. Wind waves 4 feet. Isolated showers.

SUNDAY
East winds 20 knots. Wind waves 4 to 5 feet. Isolated showers.

MONDAY
East winds 15 knots. Wind waves 5 feet. Isolated showers.




Coastal waters forecast courtesy of the National Weather Service
 
Wetsand Hawaii 7-day forecast
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Kauai South 3-day forecast
Magic Seaweed Hanalei Bay 10-day forecast
Long-range surf forecasts provided by Wetsand, Surfline and Magicseaweed